2016 Kia Sorento X-Men Custom For Wolverine at Australian Open!

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Kia’s new X-car Sorento for the X-men will bring out the inner comic book nerd in all of us. Set to attend the Australian Open in Jabuary, the Sorento X-Men model ties in with the blu-ray release of the latest film in Australia.

The 2016 Sorento just made its US debut in LA – stay tuned for details in a different article.

Pretty cool – but not sure if it would pass pedestrian safety regulatory approval with those adamantium blades on each side of the nose… =]

2016 Kia Sorento X-Men


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‘X-Men’ inspired Kia Sorento to debut at the Australian Open 2015

  • Striking ‘Kia X-Car’ produced in collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

  • Fans to guess the X-Men character behind Kia’s latest model on the Kia Facebook page

  • Grand Slam Champion and ‘Superhuman’ Kia brand ambassador Rafael Nadal to unveil the ‘Kia X-Car’ at Australian Open 2015

Seoul: Kia Motors today announced details of a new collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to promote X-Men: Days of Future Past on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD and Kia’s sponsorship of the Australian Open 2015.

The partnership with Fox will see the unveiling of a special X-Men-inspired all-new Kia Sorento one week before the first major tennis championship of 2015 – with Kia’s ‘superhuman’ brand ambassador, tennis star Rafael Nadal, revealing the car.

In the run-up to the unveiling of the one-off model, Kia Motors is inviting fans of the X-Men franchise and the Korean car manufacturer to guess which X-Men character has inspired the car’s unique design. Visitors who go to the Kia Motors Facebook page at http://bit.ly/KiaXmen can guess from four iconic X-Men characters: Storm, Wolverine, Mystique and Magneto. Fans guessing correctly will be entered into a prize draw to win a DVD copy of X-Men: Days of Future Past.2016 Kia Sorento X-Men 4 2016 Kia Sorento X-Men 3 2016 Kia Sorento X-Men 2 2016 Kia Sorento X-Men 1

Kia will release a video on its Facebook page and YouTube in mid-December, showing Rafael Nadal teaming up with the X-Men and taking on the Sentinels – the robotic antagonists from the latest film in the X-Men franchise – who are threatening the Australian Open 2015. To save the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, the X-Men and Nadal are helped by a ‘Kia X-Car’, which leads the attack against the Sentinels.

After its unveiling, the ‘Kia X-Car’ will be on show at Melbourne Park throughout the tournament, which takes place from 19 January to 1 February 2015. The car will then be showcased in various international motor shows for the fans.

The all-new Kia Sorento was unveiled to the world earlier this year, boasting a unique blend of style, practicality and technology, and building on the success of the outgoing model. The new model is quieter and more refined than ever before, with a higher quality interior, smoother ride and handling, and a range of new technologies. Already on sale in Korea, the all-new Kia Sorento will go on sale in overseas markets in early 2015 – if it survives its fight with the Sentinels.sorento xmen gif

To find out more about the unique ‘Kia X-Car’, visit Kia Motors on Facebook: http://bit.ly/KiaXmen.

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